Since 1958, when Brazil won their first World Cup in Sweden, football fans the world over have been thrilled by a succession of great Brazilian teams and players, like Pele, Garrincha, Socrates and Ronaldo. Not only have Brazil won the World Cup five times, but they have done so playing a brand of football that excites and inspires.

World Soccer celebrates the greatest footballing nation of them all by producing a complete history of the Brazilian National team. Using a host of archive material and freshly commissioned articles, World Soccer focuses on Brazil’s great World Cup campaigns, the star players, the greatest games and all of the characters that have helped influence and shape the Brazilian approach to football.

Including beautiful photography from the earliest days of Brazil’s international journey and printed on superior paper, World Soccer has captured the inspirational story and development of Brazil as a footballing nation, which will enthrall any football fan that loves the “Beautiful Game”.